18 January 2020, 01h25
"We played with heart and often the champion is also distinguished by that, for being able to overcome the setbacks that come along. Also for this reason, I am very happy for today's victory", he claimed.
"Now we must focus on a competition that is very important for us, the Portuguese Cup [Benfica-Rio Ave]. We know that kick-off is a little late [9:15 pm, on Tuesday ], but I'd like to take this moment to ask all the fans to make the effort to come and support us because it is also a competition where we want to go through to the next stage. Here I leave this call", he asked.
Text: Filipa Fernandes Garcia
Photos: David Martins, Cátia Luís and João Paulo Trindade / SL Benfica
2022/23 jerseys: here they are!
The Sacred Mantle for a new era has been revealed ! It is with a tribute to the city of Lisbon that adidas and Sport Lisboa e Benfica unveil the first of three jerseys that the Club will wear in the 2022/23 season. The home jersey, launched this Thursday, June 30, has the 25 de Abril Bridge printed on the back, reflecting the passion for the city. Henrique Araújo, Paulo Bernardo, Morato, Gonçalo Ramos, João Mário, Lara Pintassilgo, Cloé Lacasse, Maria Negrão, Francisca Nazareth e Andreia Faria have already had the opportunity to wear the renewed Sacred Mantle. The new jersey will be on sale, starting this Thursday, June 30, in official adidas and SL Benfica stores, as well as in the main sports stores in the country with a recommended retail price of 90 euros (see here).
The Sacred Mantle of a new era!
The 2022/23 home jersey!
The renewed Sacred Mantle is a tribute to the city of Lisbon that adidas and Sport Lisboa e Benfica decided to make and express on the first of three jerseys that the Club will wear in the 2022/23 season.Unveiled this Thursday, June 30, the home jersey has the 25 de Abril Bridge stamped on the back, reflecting the passion for the city. Cloé Lacasse, Francisca Nazareth, Gonçalo Ramos, Henrique Araújo and Paulo Bernardo have already felt the jersey.
Intensity in sight!
The first 15 minutes of this Thursday's training session at the Benfica Campus were open to all Media, time enough for signs of the intensity of the work of Roger Schmidt's men to emerge. And not even language was an obstacle, as shown by assistant coach Yann-Benjamin Kugel addressing the players in Portuguese. Luisão, technical and performance director, was also present at Benfica Campus. Watch the training highlights.
Roger Schmidt and Luís Castro: direct link